What does responsive mean?

Definitions for responsiverɪˈspɒn sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word responsive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. responsive, antiphonal(adj)

    containing or using responses; alternating

    "responsive reading"; "antiphonal laughter"

  2. responsive(adj)

    readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion

    "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"

  3. reactive, responsive(adj)

    reacting to a stimulus

    "the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons"


  1. responsive(Adjective)

    Answering, replying or responding.

  2. responsive(Adjective)

    Able to receive and respond to external stimuli.

  3. responsive(Adjective)

    Using antiphons; antiphonal.

  4. responsive(Adjective)

    Susceptible to the feelings of others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Responsive(adj)

    that responds; ready or inclined to respond

  2. Responsive(adj)

    suited to something else; correspondent

  3. Responsive(adj)


  4. Origin: [Cf. F. resposif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of responsive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of responsive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Officer Jared Warner:

    She was definitely unconscious and not responsive.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A leader is firm enough to be responsive to changes.

  3. Stanley Twardy:

    There's a duty to return the non-responsive documents.

  4. Jamie Johnson:

    What happened to Marco in New Hampshire struck a responsive chord.


    Fear drives you from a responsive state to reactive state! Watch On!

Images & Illustrations of responsive

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